Monthly Archives: February 2006

the best cupcakes

I may have blogged about these cupcakes before, but if so, I still think they warrant a second post, since they are so tasty (and also because I have nothing else to blog about. Ha). They are yellow cupcakes with … Continue reading

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super eggplant suffers from a psychotic break

Someone have me committed, please. I decided it might be nice for Deedle to have a canine companion, since her separation anxiety has been a little severe lately. I also decided she should have a basenji companion, since, well, I … Continue reading

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progress report

I am faring okay on the fair isle project. It is slow going, and my stitches are a tad cattywompus, but it’s fun, and I am enjoying the process. I think after the thing is blocked, it will be okay. … Continue reading

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the yarn harlot, she is everywhere

I haven’t really been paying much attention to the buzz around the Knitting Olympics, mostly because I am such a failure when it comes to knitalongs and the like. I know the Knitting Olympics has been getting a lot of … Continue reading

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more face talk

Last year you all gave me outstanding advice when I asked about non-greasy facial moisturizers. I have been happily using the highly recommended Aveeno Positively Radiant Facial Moisturizer ever since. Well, now I need some more advice. I have been … Continue reading

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just bead it

Sometimes I get a bee in my bonnet to bead something, even though I know next to nothing about beading. I was inspired by crafty Cara, a member of our crafty group. Okay, so the truth is I just copied … Continue reading

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I was supposed to sew today, but I didn’t

Those of you who have been suffering through my blog for a while know about my love for Rose City Textiles, a fabulous fabric store here in Portland that specializes in outdoor and high-tech fabrics. Well, if you can believe … Continue reading

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sweets for your sweet

It’s February and time to start thinking about sweet treats for Valentine’s Day, and do I have a recommendation for you! Champagne Wishes Brownies! I ordered some of these around the holidays, and they were incredible–very dense with intense chocolate … Continue reading

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